Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Cluster-forming cocci
Typical representatives: Staphylococci are the most common cluster-forming cocci.

Neisseria gonorrhoeae is a species of aerobic, coffee bean-shaped bacterial cocci. It belongs to the family of Neisseriaceae.

Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections cause gonorrhoea (clap).

Worldwide, there is a high increase in the number of penicillin-resistant strains.

The main transmission path is direct or indirect contact with contaminated persons or objects.

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